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Sunday , June 25 , 2017
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Cow-eater, a reason to lynch

Jun 25, 2017
The label of "cow-eater" has become in India what the Star of David was to Germany during the Holocaust: reason enough to segregate and kill.   | Read..

Paid news bar on Chouhan deputy

Jun 25, 2017
The Election Commission today disqualified a Madhya Pradesh minister over allegations linked to paid news, accepting a complainant's plea that he did not give a true...   | Read..

Cold face of Kashmir

Jun 25, 2017
The government employee seemed surprised at the question.   | Read..

Dear Old Thing, once more

Jun 25, 2017
Cricket commentator Henry Blofeld, who announced his retirement yesterday, made fun of himself by saying: "Listeners will now be relieved to know that their chances of...   | Read..

The curse of the goddess

Jun 25, 2017
The annual Ambubachi mela, when thousands throng the ancient Kamakhya temple atop Nilachal hill here, makes Pranab Narayan Dev, a descendant of Koch king Naranarayan, sad...   | Read..

Devotees brave rain for darshan

Jun 25, 2017
For Mitanjali Pradhan, a schoolteacher, who got drenched in rain while standing in the queue before Jagannath temple, it was "lifetime opportunity to get darshan of...   | Read..

Inborn respect for Lord & his culture

Jun 25, 2017
Divyajyoti Singh is the eldest child of Puri King Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb. She is married to Yuvraj Riddhiraj Singh, a scion of the erstwhile princely state of Danta in...   | Read..

Gate back after dad prod

Jun 25, 2017
The main gate to health minister Tej Pratap Yadav's official bungalow that had been taken down on the advice of an astrologer is back to where it belongs.   | Read..
Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth grabbed a third successive Super Series final spot at the Australian Open, beating China’s Shi Yuqi in Sydney on...   | Read..
Quote of the Day

I was only trying to amuse, not to harm anyone


on his joke about assassinating US President Donald Trump

Nation RSS
Threat to Jains over student's beef petition
Pamphlets have been distributed in southwest Delhi threatening a law student and the entire Jain com...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Falling objects prove lethal
A motorcyclist was injured on the Bypass when scaffolding poles made of bamboo collapsed on him unde...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Don't leave hills without permisson: Govt to staff
The Bengal government has told its officials not to leave the Darjeeling hills without written permi...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Alliance on the edge, but intact
Nitish Kumar's decision to support NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind for President has caused much heartbu...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Off with his head
The silver lining to India's rout in the Champions Trophy final was that it wasn't an innings defeat...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'God has been very kind... I have enough on my plate'
Anurag Singh Thakur, a BJP member of the Lok Sabha from Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur and a former pre...   | Read.. 
International RSS
London buildings empty out over fire fears
Britain is beginning to resemble almost a totalitarian state with elderly pensioners in their nineti...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Automation pain & gain for Infy
Infosys "released" more than 11,000 jobs last year because of automation, Vishal Sikka, ma...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Dharna for Bihar train
Over 100 men and women sat on a dharna with placards outside Ranchi railway station today, demanding...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Few takers for Nilachal tour format
Assam Tourism Development Corporation Limited's ambitious project to generate revenue through high-e...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Lord is my best friend, I call Him sanga
Lord Jagannath is my best friend and I call him sanga (buddy). I have been living in Bhubaneswar for...   | Read..